DEVELOPERS continue to expand their land banks into the suburbs to offer a wider mix of affordable housing products that cater to the domestic market. The recent completion of phase 1 of the MRT line... more
What happens when two regulators are pit against each other? The scenario presented itself when the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) proposed to fine 22 general insurers for the agreed discount... more
A Canadian specialty mental health hospital and a digital health company have launched a patient engagement mobile solution, which delivers personalised mobile interventions to patients.  The... more
The history  It was 1984 when KJ Group was incorporated. Then in 1995, majority shares of the company was acquired by a French energy company. What started out as a trading company in air-... more
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) awarded nearly US$4 million (RM17.36 million) to a whistleblower who tipped the agency with detailed and specific information about serious misconduct... more
Islamic banking today, after more than a 30-year presence, has the look and feel of conventional banking. Though the terms are all Arabic, in essence, the products and processes are the same. ... more
The Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index delivered a return of 4.1% in ringgit terms in the first-quarter of 2017 (1Q17), as the US Dow Jones Industrial Average surged across the 20,000-point... more
Purchasing your property in a strategic location is the key to a healthy and lucrative investment. Researchers have divulged information that majority investments in Klang Valley, namely Kuala Lumpur... more
The Asian financial crisis in 1997 was a wake-up call for the region. It shattered the Asian tiger economies, including Malaysia. The region no longer posted stellar growth of over 9%. For many years... more
 some time now, Malaysian financial regulators have been tuning in to the fast growing area of financial technology (fintech). Fintech is starting to turn from a buzzword to action, with new players... more